Weigela meaning

wī-gē'lə, -jē'-, wī'jə-
Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Weigela of Asia, especially W. florida, widely cultivated for its pink, white, or red flowers.
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Any of a genus (Weigela) of shrubs of the honeysuckle family, with clusters of bell-shaped flowers; esp., a widely cultivated species (W. florida) with dark red flowers.
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(botany) Any plant of the genus Weigela.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Caprifoliaceae "” the weigelas.
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Origin of weigela

  • New Latin genus name after Christian Ehrenfried Weigel (1748–1831), German physician
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition